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Protest




Item is a documentary film documenting a street demonstration in Vancouver in July 1981 protesting the screening of the sexually explicit feature film Caligula in a conventional movie house (not a pornographic establishment). The film includes footage of a crowd of several dozen adults and children carrying placards and picketing the Towne Cinema (919 Granville Street) where Caligula was being shown, a spokesperson for the organization United Citizens for Integrity explaining their reasons for protest, and a number of heated debates on the street between protestors and bystanders/theatre-goers. Film also includes some general views of Granville Street showing the Towne Cinema and nearby buildings. July, 1981. MI-252


Run time 9 minutes 60 seconds
Producer Film shot by Hans Sipma.
Audio/Visual sound

Reviews

Reviewer: Creative Visionary - - June 15, 2013
Subject: Request
Hi, this was a very interesting and thought provoking video.

I am directing and producing a short fiction film called The Broken Record, about a dystopian future, and I was wondering if it would be okay if some footage from this video could be included in a montage sequence in the film. Please reply to me at daqvidgelmini2@gmail.com, thank you.